4325 Verified Diner Reviews

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Total Score

8.7
4325 reviews
Recommended
(9.1)
Food
(8.7)
Service
(8.8)
Value for money
(7.9)
Atmosphere
(9.0)

dined on Sun, 20 Jan 2019

(9)
PDR is one of our favourites and we have been there many times. Service was not as attentive at lunchtime on a Sunday compared to an evening meal that we have had in the past. It was busy and maybe they had one or two people down to take care of us but it was and will be one of our favourite spots. Great to look out over Balmoral Beach.
Vicki Johnston

dined on Fri, 18 Jan 2019

(10)
Public always delivers. Seasonal menu appropriate to beachside location. Great!

dined on Fri, 28 Dec 2018

(7)
Was disappointed by the food, which was fine but unimaginative. The location is stunning, and the service is excellent, but it’s clear it’s the vie you’re paying for.

dined on Wed, 19 Dec 2018

(10)
Fabulous meal. AMAZING wines. Great service. Quite noisy but that was fine for us
Sarah

dined on Sat, 15 Dec 2018

(8)
Service was brilliant
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Specials

Valentine's Day Dinner

Terms & Conditions: Bookings are considered tentative until credit card details are provided for booking security. A booking is considered confirmed when Public Dining Room has issued a receipt and confirmation email. Your booking can be cancelled up to 7 days prior to the day (i.e. 6th February 2019) with no cancellation fee. Cancellations after this date will be charged at 50% cancellation fee (i.e. $125 per couple). Payment of accounts: All accounts are to be settled on the day of your reservation, either by cash or credit card. Public Dining Room does not accept personal cheques; though payment by company cheque may be pre-arranged (credit card details are required).
When
14 Feb 2019
Thu 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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About Public Dining Room

A Balmoral Beauty... If you’ve made it to Balmoral Baths, then you’ve pretty much got the location sorted. Tick one for Public Dining Room. As you sit in this bright, contemporary room with huge dome lights punctuating the open space, floor-to-ceiling windows and warm timbers throughout, spirits and instantly raised. When heart-warming, tasty food is served you know you’ve hit a winner. Tick Two for Public Dining Room.The focus here is on casual fine food – supporting Australian ingredients, suppliers and sustainable seafood wherever possible. Breakfasts of smashed avocado on Sonoma toast with Yarra Valley fetta and seasonal Portobello mushrooms covered with grana padano are a popular choice. Lunch and dinner options run from oyster selections, to gin-cured trout or Thirlmere duck (confit and smoked). It’s good for the soul type food served in a picture perfect setting - the kind of dining experience that makes you feel all warm and fuzzy inside. Who doesn't want a bit of that? Best dish: gin-cured trout

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